Is anyone out there having problems with the questions from the CFA Level 1 assessments (from the website)? I am used to score between 75% to 85% in the CFAI EOCs, 75% in the Schweser EOCs, and around 80% in the Qbank; however, there is a huge standard deviation regarding my scores when completing the CFA assessments (between 55% to 70% in general). Shoul I be worried? I find those questions very tricky, and more difficult than the ones I am used to do. Continue reading
Hi everybody! I paid $ 1,240 ($ 440 + $ 800) in August in order to take the exam in December. But now I’m working a lot, I’m completely overwhelmed by my job and I think the best option would be to pospone my exam to June.
Can anybody tell me exactly how much will I need to pay ir order to change my sit from December to June? Thank you very much, Continue reading
I am planning to attend CFA Level 1 in December 2015. I understand the enrollment/registration is not yet available for December 2015 exam.
I live in San Jose, CA. If anyone is planning to attend December 2015 Level 1 exam and would like to get together once a week or so to discuss/study, please let me know. Continue reading
Hi I understand the concept of Macaulay duration, but I’ve come across a statement on Analystnotes that’s got me scratching my head.
Here’s the statement: The Macaulay duration statistic identifies investment horizon so that the losses/gains from coupon reinvestment offset the gains/losses from market price changes.
Can someone please explain the above sentence to me.
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The percentage difference between forward and spot exchange rates is approximately equal to the percentage difference between the 2 countries interest rates.
i did not quite well understand this concept. Can anyone explain this , preferably with an example as well? thanks. Continue reading
This is my debrief on how I cleared the CFA Level 1. Lets get started!
Background: 22/ Male / Commerce graduate from India/ CFA LEVEL 2 Passed/ MBA Aspirant/ Worked in a BIG 4.
Study Process: Took coaching from Knowledge Varsity (Tremedous Value), India and Schweser study notes.
Mock Tests: 3 Timed Mock tests from Knowledge Varsity. Continue reading
I have an issue regarding the admission process of a school I am applying to. I would need your advice. As they consider CFA level one relevant to my application file, they invite me to send a proof of it. I still have my email with my grades but I am not sure if I can send it as the CFA is rather strict for all document dissemination. What do you think?
Thank you for your insights. Continue reading
I wanted to ask that Are the Examples in Schweser and CFAI books same? If not, are the Examples in Schweser books authentic enough to only rely on without going through the examples in CFAI books?
Thanks In advance. Continue reading